Production of a (Phase) Random Telegraph Field

  • M. W. Hamilton
Conference paper

Abstract

The random telegraph (RT) field is one of the prototypical fluctuating electro-magnetic fields that has been used in theoretical studies of how non-linear optical processes respond to stochastic excitation. In this paper I will present a method for imposing RT phase fluctuations on to a laser beam. The main characteristic of the light is then that the phase jumps at random times between two fixed values.

Keywords

Microwave Coherence 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. W. Hamilton
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  1. 1.Dept. of Physics & Applied PhysicsUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

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